Tag: Rio de Janeiro

What's Really Going On Between Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte And The Brazilian Government?

Inconsistencies in the statements of Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen about an alleged armed robbery on Sunday have raised questions about the veracity of their claims. Two of their teammates, Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger, were prevented by Brazilian authorities from flying out of Rio in connection with the incident.

Life & Style August 18, 2016

Olympic Medalist Ryan Lochte And 3 Other US Swimmers Robbed At Gunpoint In Rio

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed at gunpoint by thieves who posed as police in Rio. All four athletes are now safe and cooperating with investigators, Olympic officials said.

Life & Style August 15, 2016

Olympic Games Rio 2016: Why So Many Empty Seats At Major Events?

Could empty seats at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 be a sign that interest is waning? Organizers have sold only 84 percent of Olympic tickets.

Life & Style August 10, 2016

Super Bacteria Found In Rio Olympics Venues: Should Tourists, Athletes Be Worried?

Scientists in Brazil have found super bacteria CRE in the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, where Olympic games are set to take place. The superbug can cause gastrointestinal, pulmonary and bloodstream infections.

Public Health July 7, 2016

Brazil Olympics Sites Marred By Fecal Contamination And Dirty Water

Venues for the boating and swimming events of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were found to have dangerously high levels of disease-causing bacteria and viruses. Those who ingest just three teaspoonfuls of these waters have an almost 100 percent chance of getting infected by a virus.

Life July 30, 2015

Brazil police accuses Justin Bieber of vandalism after graffiti session

Brazilian authorities have charged pop star Justin Bieber for illegal graffiti in Rio de Janeiro.

Arts & Culture November 10, 2013

Apple eyes Brazilian market

Apple is all set to open its first retail store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, come February or March 2014.

Business October 29, 2013

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